Monday, February 13, 2017

The Totally Ninja Raccoons, A Quick Summery for Bookstores & Libaries

*Series: The Totally Ninja Raccoons
*Author: Kevin J. Coolidge
*published by From My Shelf Books & Gifts via IngramSpark
*available through Ingram, regular discount, returnable
*target audience is first through third graders, especially good chapter books for reluctant readers
*5 books in series so far;
*all have $5.99 as SRP, except most recent, "The Catmas Caper", which is longer and is a "holiday special edition" at $6.99
*first book is "The Totally Ninja Raccoons Meet Bigfoot", although they can actually be read in any order
*origin story sets up the Totally Ninja Raccoons with their ongoing antagonist, Gypsy, the cat who is in charge of the Cat Board, because cats, of course, want to take over the world but are too lazy to do it
*each book has the Totally Ninja Raccoons encountered a cryptid, but in a fun, non-threatening (not too scary!) way
*all books take place in Tioga and Potter Counties in PA, making it a nice local/regional selection and something that people won't find at every store and Scholastic book fair
*recently awarded "Story Monster Approval!" award
*There will be an article in the March issue of Susabella Passengers and Friends
*There is a running ad in Story Monsters Ink magazine
*Kevin will be at the Williamsport Comic Con April 23rd
*Kevin has several radio/podcasts interviews scheduled

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